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The Girls of Slender Means

The Girls of Slender Means

by Muriel Spark

Editeur : New Directions Publishing Corporation
ISBN: 9780811213790
Broché: 140
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Taille du fichier: 4 Mb
Date d'affichage: 2020-09-16
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"Long ago in 1945 all the nice people in England were poor, allowing for exceptions," begins The Girls of Slender Means, Dame Muriel Spark's tragic and rapier-witted portrait of a London ladies' hostel just emerging from the shadow of World War II. Like the May of Teck Club itself—"three times window shattered since 1940 but never directly hit"—its lady inhabitants do their best to act as if the world were back to normal: practicing elocution, and jostling over suitors and a ...